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Meet The Artist – Julia Chon

Online school has provided Julia – an 11th grader at K12 International Academy (iCademy) – with a flexible school setting, allowing her the opportunity to explore her artistic passion.

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How Online Learning Reshapes the Education Future

Andrei Nichols, Head of School for Michigan Virtual Charter Academy, explains why online learning is the wave of the K-12 education future. Why its use in the classroom is steadily growing, why more parents are turning to it as an alternative and the role family plays in making it work. Link to broadcast: http://weaa.org/post/vk12-112016-how-online-learning-reshapes-education-future?platform=hootsuite

K12 Big Data Team Wins Baltimore Orioles Hackathon

HERNDON, Va., Oct. 18, 2016 /Business Wire/ — The big data team from K12 Inc. solved a problem that most Major League Baseball teams have struggled with for the past seven years – how to get Toronto Blue Jays’ slugger José Bautista out. “We didn’t have a big data team three years ago. We knew we had […]

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Eufaula Opens First Virtual Public School

By Jamon Smith Staff Writer Alabama’s first statewide virtual public school has opened its cyber doors. The Alabama Virtual Academy is a full-time online public school that was recently approved by the Alabama Department of Education. Classes started Sept. 8 for kindergarten through second grades, but the school is still accepting students until Oct. 5. […]

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New Portage Resident Heads Online School

WiscNews – August 31, 2015 Wisconsin’s largest K-12 online public charter school begins its 13th school year today with some new blood in administration after announcing Portage resident Nicholaus Sutherland as the new head of school. Wisconsin Virtual Academy (WIVA) is a non-instrumentality charter that has partnered with the McFarland School District for the past […]

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Embrace Online Public Schools

Fox & Hounds – August 31, 2015 Like many families throughout California, ours is taking the important step of beginning another school year. Although we live in Sacramento County, my sons will be attending an excellent public school in Sutter County. Or, more precisely, the school will be coming to them. My sons attend California Virtual Academies (CAVA), an online […]

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Virtual, Hinged School Doors Open For Students

Joslyn Runyan of Minnesota Virtual Academy talks with a family during an online-school open house hosted by K12 at Centennial Lakes in Edina on Aug. 19. (Sun Current photo by Paul Groessel))   It will be the first day of school in a few respects for the Grunditz family. Two of the children are attending […]

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Online Schools Host Discovery Day at Hawaiian Falls

Statesman – August 26, 2015 Students, families and teachers of online Texas public schools met Aug. 19 at Hawaiian Falls Water and Adventure Park in Pflugerville to kick off the school year in person before going virtual. The organization K12 Inc. operates full-time, online public schools such as the Texas Virtual Academy and Texas Online […]